Med Tent: Treatment & Prevention Of Plantar Fasciitis

  • By Mario Fraioli
  • Published Apr 26, 2011
  • Updated Jan 18, 2012 at 6:12 PM UTC

Dr. Jordan Metzl discusses the problem of plantar fasciitis, a pesky and painful heel injury that plagues many runners. In this video, he helps identify the symptoms and offers tips for treatment and prevention.


Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli is a senior editor at Competitor magazine. A cross-country All-American at Stonehill College, he coaches both elite and age-group runners and was the men's marathon coach for Costa Rica at the 2012 Olympics. His first book, The Official Rock 'n' Roll Guide To Marathon & Half-Marathon Training (VeloPress, 2013) is available in bookstores, running shops and online.

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